DEOS - M365 Tenant Automation Engineer

Fort Meade, Maryland

Job Number: 888

IT

Description

Location

Fort Meade, Maryland

Essential Role and Responsibilities

Tenant administrators will provide guidance on required configurations and the automation engineer will develop the optimal delivery methodology to deploy and maintain continuous compliance with desired configurations.

Essential Duties

  • Review existing repositories and delivery methodologies and recommend optimizations or alternative DevSecOps platform(s) and protocols to enhance long-term sustainment 
  • Follow software development best practices to facilitate collaboration, feature enhancement, issue tracking, testing, development, and production deployment 
  • Implement Policy as Code (PaC) using platforms like Ansible, Terraform, M365DSC, etc 
  • Utilize parameter driven, declarative syntax models when possible, to afford flexibility and simplicity to subscribing organizations 
  • Establish a CI/CD pipeline that validates all releases in TestDev prior to deployment in production 
  • Provides top-level technical expertise, including performing in-depth and complex software systems programming and analysis.  
  • Designs architectures to include the software, hardware, and communications to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces.  
  • Ensures these systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for DoD architectures.  
  • Determines and identifies high level functional and technical requirements based on interactions with the user community and knowledge of the enterprise architecture. 
  • Identifies, assesses, and presents options for meeting the functional and technical requirements including hardware and software updates or upgrades.  
  • Interacts with project management to plan project schedules and technical direction.  
  • Develops software design documents and technology white papers.  
  • Instrumental in selection of development tools.  
  • Responsible for developing high level system design diagrams, testing, and documentation. 
  • Instructs, directs, and checks the work of other task personnel.  
  • Responsible for quality assurance review and the evaluation of existing and new software products. 

Qualifications

Education

  • BA/BS Degree

Experience

  • Experience automating tenant configurations in a Microsoft 365 deployment using REST API, PowerShell, M365DSC, etc.   
  • 8 years of experience (additional years of experience and/or certifications may be considered in place of education)  
  • 3+ years managing Office 365 services in a large-scale environment 
  • Experience with commercial cloud services
  • Experience with software development
  • Experience with AWS, Azure and/or GCP cloud services
  • Experience with Agile software development

Certification

  • IAT Level II Certification

Active Clearance

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance 

Skills, Knowledge and Competencies

  • Communication skills - able to communicate in a clear, articulate, and professional manner on a daily basis via written and oral communications with customer contracting representatives, Silotech employees, and subcontract/teaming partner contracting organizations.
  • Interpersonal and Customer Relations skills - able to maintain a professional and courteous attitude with employees and third-party individuals at all times to resolve conflicts and address any issues within the contractual structure and regulations.
  • Planning/Organizational skills - able to prioritize work activities, use time efficiently and work through projects in a self-motivated manner balancing efforts between contracts, vendor agreements, and pricing requests.
  • Adaptability - able to adapt to rapid changes in the work environment, manage competing demands and able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Problem-solving skills - able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully; able to apply independent judgment on a regular basis in making decisions.                   
  • Time Management skills - able to use time effectively in a semi-supervised fashion, pursuing other activities when regular duties have reduced in volume; able to complete projects in a timely manner. Will work with occasional supervision over repetitive tasks. New duties or project type tasks may receive strict or direct supervision, depending upon the nature of the task(s).

Working Conditions

General office environment. Lighting and temperature are adequate.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

With reasonable accommodation, individual should be capable of performing the essential duties listed above.

Silotech Group is an EO employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Silotech Group is an EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Modified: 11/5/2021, 3:37 PM